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Firmware Engineer IV

Tampa, FL 33624

Posted: 02/05/2024 Employment Type: Direct Industry: A&D/Semi Job Number: 84502

Job Description

Looking for a Firmware Engineer IV with the ability to obtain an U.S. Government Security Clearance to lead the hardware development team in the design and development of embedded crypto projects.  Given the modest size of our team, this role assumes a diverse range of responsibilities to address operational needs and challenges. This is a 100% onsite position in Tampa, Florida reporting to the Director of Programs. 

Job Requirements

Required Qualifications:

  • U.S. Citizens.
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science/software engineering/computer engineering/electrical engineering or related degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 5+ years of applicable experience in: (1) Digital design and VHDL (2) embedded processors and System on Chip [SoC] development (3) integration experience w/ FPGA/SoC based systems (4) Digitial signal processing as applied to FPGA/SoC devices.


Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience with Xilinx Zynq and/or UltraScale+ SoCs and related toolchains
  • Expertise in FPGA timing constraints and timing closure
  • Knowledge/experience of software programming and how software and firmware integrate/interact
  • Experience with C programming language
  • Experience in Security Design/Information Assurance
  • Knowledge/experience of NSA Type 1 Certification process
  • Knowledge/experience of relevant US DoD Cryptographic products developments and systems
  • Knowledge of network administration and setup
  • Knowledge of embedded systems design using Microblaze, Nios or ARM processors
  • Experience with scripting languages and establishing automated test setups using languages such as TCL and batch scripts
  • Strong configuration management and documentation experience
  • Ability to interact with customer and customer representatives
  • Requires strong analytical, problem solving and negotiation skills with the ability to adapt skills to various analytical situations
  • Must be able to identify repeatable failure modes, identify root cause for failure mode and implement solutions for failure modes

Direct Compensation: $115K - $160K DOE
Contract Compensation: $65/per hour - $100/per hour

All work must be done on-site in Carrollwood, FL (Greater Tampa)
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